Max Steel Movie

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Chronicles the adventures of 16-year old Max McGrath and alien companion Steel, who must harness and combine their tremendous new powers to evolve into the turbo-charged superhero Max Steel.

Who's Involved:

Maria Bello, Tim Kilpin, Mike Doyle, Billy Slaughter, Ana Villafane, Barry Waldo, Bill O'Dowd, Andy Garcia, Ben Winchell, Christopher Yost, Julia Pistor, Stewart Hendler, Chad Damiani, J.P. Lavin

Release Date:

Friday, October 14, 2016 (Nationwide)

some sci-fi action violence {INTENDS TO APPEAL}

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

The origin story chronicles the adventures of 16-year-old Max McGrath (Ben Winchell) and alien companion Steel, who must harness and combine their tremendous new powers to evolve into the superhero Max Steel. As these two unlikely friends struggle to accept their oddly connected fates, they begin to uncover unimaginable secrets, working together to find the truth and fight the mysterious forces threatening their world.

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Who stars in Max Steel: Cast List

... Dr. Miles Edwards

"Redemption Day" , "Words on Bathroom Walls"  

... Max McGrath



... Jim McGrath

"XX" , "Jersey Boys"  

... Agent Murphy

"The Chaperone" , "Stay Alive"  

... Molly McGrath

"The Water Man" , "Better Start Swimming"  

Who's making Max Steel: Crew List

A look at the Max Steel behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Stewart Hendler last directed Sorority Row. The film's writer J.P. Lavin last wrote Capeshooters and Flat Stanley.


Bill O'Dowd
Julia Pistor

Production: What we know about Max Steel?

Key Facts

  1. Originally shot in 2014 and filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.
  2. Previously setup at Paramount, the rights expired and reverted back to Mattel who have now decided to be more active in development of the property.
  3. Based on Mattel's worldwide best-selling action figure.

Filming Timeline

  1. June 2015: The film was in Completed status.
  2. April 2014: The film was in Production status.
  3. Begins production April 29, 2014 in Wilmington, N.C.

  4. August 2013: The film was in Development status.
  5. Dolphin Entertainment is teaming with Mattel to develop the live-action film which Christopher Yost will script, and Stewart Hendler is attached to direct. Last set up in July 2009 at Paramount.

  6. July 2009: The film was in Development status.

Max Steel Release Date: When was the film released?

Max Steel was released in 2016 on Friday, October 14, 2016 (Nationwide release). There were 13 other movies released on the same date, including The Accountant, Desierto and Kevin Hart: What Now?.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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